Mason Athletics Mulch Orders Now Due April 2

March 25, 2014 1:00 PM0 comments

The George Mason High School Athletic Boosters 21st annual mulch sale is currently underway, and the order deadline has been extended to April 2. Top quality, double-shredded hardwood mulch will be bagged and delivered on sale for $5 for a three-cubic-feet bag. Free delivery is available in the Falls Church […]

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Mason’s Lasso Online Wins Columbia Awards

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George Mason High School’s Lasso Online picked up a Silver Crown Award for outstanding scholastic publication during the 90th annual meeting of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University. This year a total of 1,236 digital, newspapers, magazines and yearbooks published during the 2012-2013 academic year were eligible. In […]

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Mason Robotics Team Tops Regional Contest

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George Mason High School FIRST Robotics Team 1418 Vae Victis proved itself as a top team at the Virginia Regional this past weekend. At the conclusion of 96 seeding matches, Team 1418 was ranked second out of 64 teams. They went on to captain the second-seeded alliance, along with Teams […]

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MEH’s Wohlford Wins Aviation Art Award

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School eighth-grader Greg Wohlford placed second out of 325 entries in the Virginia International Aviation Art Competition. Based on the theme “Flying Saves Lives,” Wohlford’s work will be featured with other winners soon on the Virginia Department of Aviation website and in the Virginia Aviation newsletter. 

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Local 6th-Grader to Host Talent Show for Charity

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Gus Hamberg, a sixth-grade student at Haycock Elementary School, is putting on a talent show Sunday, March 30, at Comedy Spot in Ballston Mall to benefit One Drop. One Drop is a nonprofit group that works to provide access to clean water across the globe. The talent show currently has 15 interested […]

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Jessie Thackrey Preschool Has Name, Needs Mascot

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The newly named Jessie Thackrey Preschool needs a mascot, and Falls Church City Public Schools is inviting the public to make suggestions.  Danny the Hippo, TJ Tiger, Tito the Husky, and Mustang Sally seek a companion and racing competitor to represent the Jessie Thackrey Preschool. The Architectural Selection Advisory Committee […]

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Avanti Dentistry to Offer Free Dental Care on May 30

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Avanti Dentistry will be offering a day of free dental care at its Tysons Corner office on May 30. The Avanti staff will provide free fillings, extractions, or cleanings to the first 60 – 75 people at this event, organized by Dentistry from the Heart. Dentistry from the Heart is a nonprofit group that […]

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Beauty & Craft Fair Set at Tysons Marriott Saturday

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Two local businesses are teaming up to host a beauty and craft fair this weekend. Rock Your Wrist Bracelets, with owner Alison Williams, and The Mobile Nail Lounge, with owner Beverly Dixon, will be hosting the fair this Saturday, March 29, at the Tysons Corner Marriott. Handbags, handmade jewelry, pottery, and […]

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F.C. Students Earn Fall 2013 Academic Honors

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Several students from Falls Church have earned academic honors for the fall 2013 semester at colleges and universities across the nation. Heba Edrees at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Kathryn Colarulli at Lafayette College, Allison Schulman at Miami University, Marya Skotte at Azusa Pacific University, and Julia […]

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Mason’s Zackrison Wins F.C. Rotary Music Contest

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Local students participated in the Falls Church Rotary Club music competition on March 13 at George Mason High School. Kalila Zackrison (second from left) was awarded $100 for first place for her flute recital of Claude Debussy’s “Syrinx.” By winning the club’s competition, Zackrison advances to the Rotary District semifinals in Fredericksburg on April […]

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